Project Facts

Service: Earthworks
Project: Carpenders Care Home
Location: Watford
Client: Wildgoose Construction Ltd
Value: £469,357
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The Brief

On behalf of Wildgoose Construction Ltd, Mick George Ltd have delivered the associated Earthworks for the Carpenders Care Home.

Disused for many years, the Carpenders Park Farm properties on Oxhey Lane, Watford was released for sale back in 2016,  with activity now taking place to create  will shortly 78 bed care home on part of the land.

Carpenders Care Home is the latest development to be added to the Frontier Estates portfolio, with the scheme developed in conjunction with Baycroft Care Homes.

The new build scheme comprises of 78 bedrooms with en-suite facilities for the elderly – specifically for nursing and dementia care, with associated amenities that include; car parking and a private landscaped residents garden.

On the site of a former dairy, the design takes cues from the existing agricultural vernacular to reminisce a series of barns and farm buildings. The scheme utilises glazed links, horizontal timber boarding and zinc dormers to provide a stunning design.


The Earthworks provision is one of the primary services that will dictate the success of a development longer term. It is essential that the works are completed to a high quality standard, but importantly on schedule and budget, to prevent later issues. Mick George Ltd always meet these credentials, and provide us with so much more.

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